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Budget pasta recipes

Budget pasta recipes

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Look no further than these good-value pasta recipes if you're cooking on a budget. They cut out the expense but pack in the flavour.

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  • Tuna pasta bake in an oval baking dish with portion out

    Tuna pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.268 ratings

    Whip up this cheap treat using storecupboard ingredients, tinned tuna and sweetcorn

  • Sausage ragu served in a casserole dish

    Sausage ragu

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.290 ratings

    Feed the family this comforting, budget-friendly sausage ragu with pasta. You can freeze the leftovers for another time and it tastes just as good

  • Sausage pasta in a frying pan

    Sausage pasta

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.229 ratings

    Tomato, onion and garlic pasta sauce with sausage chunks for a bit of substance – brilliant for students (and as a hangover cure)

  • Creamy edamame pesto pasta with rocket salad in a bowl

    Creamy edamame pesto pasta with rocket salad

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make a budget-friendly family meal with our quick and easy edamame pesto pasta. Use wholemeal spaghetti for added fibre if you prefer

  • Cheesy broccoli pasta bake

    Cheesy broccoli pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.233 ratings

    Whip up this cheap, simple and satisfying meal in just 30 minutes.

  • Cheese & bacon lasagne

    Cheese & bacon lasagne

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.103 ratings

    This freezable, family-friendly recipe is economical and has a wonderful comfort-food feel about it

  • Super smoky bacon & tomato spaghetti

    Super smoky bacon & tomato spaghetti

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.190 ratings

    Serve your pasta with a budget-busting tomato and paprika sauce. It's a healthy choice to boot

  • Pasta with tuna & tomato sauce

    Pasta with tuna & tomato sauce

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.87 ratings

    This low fat, tasty pasta supper can be rustled up from tins and packets in the storecupboard

  • Cheesy leek & bacon pasta

    Cheesy leek & bacon pasta

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.87 ratings

    A creamy and comforting quick pasta recipe, ideal for when you're short on time

  • Chicken, squash & pesto lasagne

    Chicken, squash & pesto lasagne

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.105 ratings

    This alternative pasta bake is great for making in batches- assemble the layers of mascapone, chicken, basil and butternut then freeze or bake

  • Cheesy tuna pesto pasta

    Cheesy tuna pesto pasta

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.69 ratings

    Throw together some storecupboard ingredients and pop under the grill for a simple midweek meal

  • Frankie pasta bake

    Tomato pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.68 ratings

    Make this simple student pasta and tomato dish for a delicious, filling and budget-friendly supper. It is a great way to use up simple storecupboard ingredients.

  • Bolognese bake

    Bolognese bake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.47 ratings

    Give your bolognese a new lease of life with penne pasta and crème fraîche

  • Herby mushroom pasta

    Herby mushroom pasta

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.58 ratings

    A quick, low-fat idea for a midweek supper - good if you're on a budget.

  • Cheesy broccoli pasta bake

    Broccoli pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.44 ratings

    A versatile pasta bake is a midweek staple and this recipe can even be made ahead and frozen for extra convenience

  • Easy pesto lasagne

    Easy pesto lasagne

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.74 ratings

    This vegetarian bake from reader Lucy Nanor is packed with spinach and peas along with creamy pesto and mascarpone sauce

  • Tuna & broccoli pasta bake

    Tuna & broccoli pasta bake

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.40 ratings

    A family favourite, this filling and warming supper is ready in under half an hour - and uses lots of storecupboard ingredients

  • Spaghetti with leeks, peas & pesto

    Spaghetti with leeks, peas & pesto

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.33 ratings

    Add some veg to pasta and pesto for a cheap, healthy springtime supper dish

  • Penne with chorizo & broccoli

    Penne with chorizo & broccoli

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.41 ratings

    Fuse Italian pasta with spicy, Spanish paprika sausage in this midweek supper with greens and cream cheese

  • Sausageball pasta bake

    Sausageball pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.18 ratings

    Using leftover sausagemeat to make meatballs is a thrifty way to jazz up an oven-cooked pasta pot

  • Chorizo & pepper lasagne

    Chorizo & pepper lasagne

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.15 ratings

    A new twist on a weeknight favourite - bake up spicy Spanish sausage in a tomato sauce with creamy white cheese sauce

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